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Latitude: 53.4967 / 53°29'48"N
Longitude: -2.5081 / 2°30'29"W
OS Eastings: 366389
OS Northings: 400117
OS Grid: SD663001
Mapcode National: GBR BXX0.S8
Mapcode Global: WH986.FCWQ
Entry Name: 1 3 5 7 9 11 and 13, Higginson Street
Listing Date: 11 July 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068453
English Heritage Legacy ID: 213536
Location: Wigan, WN7
Electoral Ward/Division: Leigh East
Built-Up Area: Atherton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bedford St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
The following building shall be added:-
LEIGH HIGGINSON STREET
SD 60 SE
2/75 Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7,
9, 11, & 13
Terrace of houses, formerly silk mill workers' cottages. C1840.
Brick in English garden wall bond; graduated slate hipped roof.
Single-bay double-depth plan, except No.1 which is double-fronted.
2 storeys. 8 ridge stacks, top corner removed front: all windows
with stone sills and painted lintels, and (with exception of No.9)
with 12-pane hornless sashes; doorways with round-headed arches, all
(except No.9) with boarded doors and ceiled tympana. Despite renewed
joinery, No.9 retains its window and door openings intact. Rear:
windows with elliptical arches, no extensions. Privy blocks survive
with curtilage walling intact. Internal fittings are understood to
survive in some of the houses. A rare survival of relatively
unaltered industrial workers' housing.
Listing NGR: SD6638900117
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